Decision details

Review of Intermediate Care in Lancashire

Decision Maker: Lancashire Health and Wellbeing Board

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No


This report will contain the findings and recommendations from the Review of Intermediate Care conducted by Carnell Farrar


Tony Pounder, Director of Adult Services, Lancashire County Council provided an update on the review intermediate care in Lancashire.


Work started towards the end of 2019 and was now drawing to a conclusion with an expected end date in July 2019. A presentation drew out the main findings from the final report, its key recommendations and the implications for the Health and Social Care system across Lancashire and South Cumbria.


It was recognised that serious effort would be needed to deliver the changes outlined and this could take 3-4 years.  The Advancing Integration Board would take ownership as it requires delivery by the whole health and social care system.


Resolved:  That the Health and Wellbeing Board:


i)  Noted the key findings of the report.

ii)  Approved the next steps for implementation.

iii)  Agreed that the Advancing Integration Board (formerly Better Care Fund Steering Group) to hold the accountability for driving implementation reporting at regular intervals to be determined to the Health and Wellbeing Board.


Report author: Tony Pounder

Date of decision: 23/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 23/07/2019 - Lancashire Health and Wellbeing Board

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